Category: News

Greenville Water Acknowledged for Financial Excellence

Greenville SC – February 7, 2017 – The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded Greenville Water the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in…

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The Latest Drought Information and Ways You Can Help

Greenville Water’s service area is experiencing extremely dry weather and continued drought conditions.  As part of the Keowee-Toxaway Drought Management Advisory Group, we received an update from officials this week. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) estimates that up to 6-9 inches of rainfall is needed to return to…

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Pinnacle Mountain Fire

On November 9, 2016 a campfire abruptly became a wildfire within Table Rock State Park. At this time, it posed no threat to the Table Rock Watershed. The South Carolina Forestry Commission and local fire departments initiated efforts to fight the fire. South Carolina’s Air National Guard deployed two helicopters,…

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The Latest Drought Information and Ways You Can Help

Greenville Water’s service area is experiencing extremely dry weather and continued drought conditions. Anderson, Oconee, Pickens and Greenville Counties are in severe drought. As part of the Keowee-Toxaway Drought Management Advisory Group, we received an update from officials this week. Precipitation norms are nearly 11 inches below normal. According to…

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Greenville Water Rescinds 3% Rate Increase

Strong financial position in 2017 On Tuesday, the Greenville Water Commission approved a five year Capital Improvements Plan and waived the scheduled 3% rate increase on the monthly base charge, consumption rate and private fire protection charge for 2017. Previous budgets and financial reports predicted the need for 3% annual…

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A Special Thank You from a Customer

Greenville Water’s customer service department is staffed with around 20 employees. This department is responsible for answering phone calls, taking payments over the phone and in person. During the month of November the customer service department answered 20,784 calls, took 7600 payments in the lobby and assisted 365 customers with…

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